Background and activities

PI of the Trondheim Early Secure Study (TESS)

Research Interests

Determinants for development and change in 

  • mental health problems in children and adolescents
  • social inclusion and exclusion, peer relations and social competence 
  • school adjustment and the student-teacher relationship 
  • self-concept
  • social media use and Internet gaming 
  • understanding and regulation of emotions 
  • attachment and attachment disorders
  • executive functioning
  • physical activity
  • sleep
  • weight and eating
  • spouse and parent-child relationships 

Ongoing Research Projects

TESS - The Trondheim Early Secure Study

Mental Health of Adolescents in Residential Youth Care

Young in Norway 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications